Week in review, July 26

week in review

Featuring Google, Apple, Credit Suisse and Tesco

Citi pays $5m to settle SEC data charges

Bank fine relates to failure to safeguard order information

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Moscow raises beef with McDonald’s

US fast-food chain feels brunt of Russian anger at sanctions over Ukraine

Apple attempts a return to innovation

A lot of technologies were only brought in thanks to government funding, says Izabella Kaminska

Facebook: to like or not to like

Shares have reached an all-time high, but are they worth it?

Fast-food chains bitten by rapid China rise

Origins of latest meat scandal lie in massive expansion

Scottish housebuilder Cala eyes IPO

Group appoints Lazard to advise on potential offering

KKR steps up in-house investments

Buyout group’s quarterly earnings misses expectations

Nasdaq earnings boosted by acquisitions

Exchange operator’s revenues rise 16% in spite of weak volumes

Elliott to push for Interpublic sale

Activist hedge fund takes 6.7% stake in advertising group

Caterpillar muddies economic forecasting

Be wary of current 3% consensus for US growth next year

5.11 Tactical owner gunning for IPO

Owner eyes sale or listing of police uniform and weapons maker

Lazard earnings hit record on M&A rebound

Bank gains from surge in deal activity back to pre-crisis levels

M Stanley draws $275m line under SEC case

Deal marks end of regulator’s probes linked to financial crisis

South Africa open to curbs on strike action

Deputy president proposes secret ballots

Walmart: way to grow

Retail giant needs a new strategy for US growth

General Motors: past tense

Automaker may be oversold despite headlines about recalls

Corporate activists look into the cloud

IT sector’s messy transition to cloud computing draws raider attention

China step closer to sanctioning Qualcomm

Martin Currie bought by Legg Mason of US

Marks end of over 130 years as privately owned fund boutique


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